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The age old question: What makes a Geek a Geek?
A look at Space Dandy, a new anime series.
Beam 1, a triply distilled product of the Unusual Suspects.
Morgana Santilli discusses etiquette of how to say you aren't interested in anime, and the prejudice you show in saying you don't like anime.
Journey Planet 17 reviews and celebrates the history of Worldcon and is probably one of the best fanzine issues to be published in 2013.
I'll be giving "panel" at Boskone 51 this February and would LOVE to hook up with any and all Amazing Stories people!
Fabien Lyraud turns a French eye towards illuminating the best of November's content.
Is anime a way for some of us to retain our childhood fancies? Or do we recognize ourselves in the characters we've chosen to admire? Morgana Santilli discusses her reasons for her favorite characters when she was younger and how her preference have changed with growing up.
Today's absolutely cool website is Rob Hansen's Fan Stuff - UK & general fannish history - in depth!
Learn to recognize the signs of your addiction!
Morgana Santilli talks about what makes RWBY a great animated series, and webseries.
Fans have been known to do strange things - including the consumption of frozen isotopes.
Two zines from 2013's TAFF winner - Jim Mowatt
With the Sailor Moon relaunch just a few months away, I seem to be seeing an onslaught of magical girls in the media.
It is extremely difficult, as a creator of any sort, to escape your culture.
London Expo October, 2013
Every con has a name badge, and most of them are well designed, like a little piece of art. Badge collecting is a great way to save convention memories
The final installment of this year's Ooky Spooky Animanga series focuses on the best scary animanga character costumes, and how to put them together.
SF Commentary, an international award winning fanzine from Australia.
As late as twenty years ago a fanzine panel at a VCON would draw thirty to forty fen, all curious, many enthusiastic, all appreciative of any sprightly and hilarious tales to be told springing from fanac lore, tradition, and experience. But now… I stopped participating in convention panels promoting fanzine fandom when the four panelists on the panel outnumbered the audience four-to-one…
Este post tenía que ser originalmente un recuento de todo lo ocurrido en el Swecon de este año, llamado Fantastika 2013
Every culture has its ghost stories. Here in the West, ours tend toward narratives depicting souls who died violent deaths and have returned to take revenge. Or perhaps we tell tales of those who have died too soon and only wish for eternal playmates. As I briefly mentioned in my post last week, the Japanese have a very rich and far-reaching pantheon of spooks. The majority of these ghosts and their stories grew out of the Edo period (1603-1867; thus why a show like Mononoke asserts itself as particularly Japanese horror), and ghost stories with a certain antiquated style to them, or an air of the past, are usually referred to as kaiden (mysterious or strange recited narrative), whereas more modern horror stories would simply be called hora (a Japanization of "horror").
Awesome Geekery From Around The Geekosphere
Un résumé des articles populaires de Amazing Stories du mois de Septembre.
Earl Terry Kemp revives an old Amazing Stories and fannish tradition, The Club House. Fannish news from across the fan-o-sphere!
Rotsler Award Winning Taral Wayne's Broken Toys.
A new fanzine from a new fan
Short Fiction Reviews - Zillions of 'Em - On Tangent Online
Genre News - and lots of it!
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